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"Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

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"Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

The last two emails I sent to a friend on AOL produced the following reply from mailer-daemon@comcast.net:

 

  This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.      

  Delivery to the following recipients failed permanently:

     * xxxxxxxx@aol.com

  Reason: Permanent Error

 

Could someone at Comcast please look into this matter?

 

Thanks.

Regular Contributor

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

Appears to be resolved and it also appeared it was an AOL problem, not Comcast, as I got the same thing sending from my work domain.

New Poster

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

Thanks very much.

New Poster

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

I started having this issue today. From my Comcast account I emailed two AOL accounts and they both came back as permanent errors.

 

Can you help me?

Frequent Visitor

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

I am having the same problem with two friends with AOL addresses.

New Poster

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

Forgive me for jumping this thread, but the same thing is happening to me today. I have about 10 aol addresses that are being rejected in the same way. They were originally in the CC field, but I also tried sending them individualy. They all came back. Is there a way to report this to AOL? Or should I just try it again later? 

 

Regular Visitor

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

I am having the same problem: 

mailer-daemon@comcast.net;

This is an automatically generated Delivery Status Notification.     

Delivery to the following recipients failed permanently:

   * not-everyone@aol.com

Reason: Permanent Error

 

Can anyone help resolve this issue?

 

New Poster

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

As far as I can tell, this error will appear for a while, then goes away. When I reported this, I had nine emails that were being 'permenantly refused'. I resent the emails later, and only three had the error. Later, the last three went through. It looks like AOL's spam filter is very agressive, and will shut down emails from an entire isp, then relax the restrictions over time. I don't understand it fully, but I will just keep resending emails until they go through. 

 

 

Regular Visitor

Re: "Permanent error" on messages to AOL?

Thanks for the info.  Sounds like a "work-around" solution rather than a permenent fix, but I will take what I can get.  Such a pain.